Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » R » Rosa Canina ... Roseola Infantilis

ROSELLE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does roselle mean? 

ROSELLE (noun)
  The noun ROSELLE has 1 sense:

1. East Indian sparsely prickly annual herb or perennial subshrub widely cultivated for its fleshy calyxes used in tarts and jelly and for its bast fiber

  Familiarity information: ROSELLE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ROSELLE (noun)


Sense 1roselle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

East Indian sparsely prickly annual herb or perennial subshrub widely cultivated for its fleshy calyxes used in tarts and jelly and for its bast fiber

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

Hibiscus sabdariffa; Jamaica sorrel; red sorrel; roselle; rozelle; sorrel

Hypernyms ("roselle" is a kind of...):

hibiscus (any plant of the genus Hibiscus)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"It's an ill wind that blows no good." (English proverb)

"We will stay longer dead than poor" (Breton proverb)

"Blind bear picks corn, picks one and throws one." (Chinese proverb)

"He who has nothing will not eat. If you want flour, go gather chestnuts." (Corsican proverb)

Page delivered in 0.0587 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: